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Hamilton Review

It is rare that a production with such a monumental reputation preceding it will live up to the expectations giddily formed by a sold-out crowd. This is such a performance.…

Review: Jesus Christ Superstar

Over fifty years since its first appearance on Broadway, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Jesus ChristSuperstar continues to thrill and entertain. In Edinburgh for just one week, director Timothy Sheaderbrings a fresh…

Review: RSC’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Freudian fever dream. Eleanor Rhode’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream pulses with an erotic charge only possiblewithin the unfettered insensibility of a dream. It is a feverish, fantastical imagining ofShakespeare’s…

Review: Guys and Dolls

Filled with amazing choreography, great music, and hilarious quips, Edinburgh University Footlights’ production of Guys and Dolls was well worth the watch. The story takes place in 1940s New York…

Review: Ragnarok

“All is lost… all is not lost.” Traverse Theatre’s ‘Ragnarok’ was a mesmerizing, multi-sensory experience, a merge ofhuman acting, puppetry, and live music. The result was a spellbinding two hours…

Review: EUSC’s The Taming of the Shrew

From 5 to 9 February, the Edinburgh University Shakespeare Company (EUSC) presented a distinctive rendition of Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew.” Deviating from traditional interpretations, director Minna Gillett infuses…

Review: Candace Bushnell: True Tales of Sex, Success and Sex and the City

I didn’t want to be with Mr Big, I wanted to be Mr Big’. Candace Bushnell, the American author and journalist whose sex and relationship column was later adapted into…

Review: Marx in London!

Jonathan Dove’s jovial new opera Marx in London! blends cartoon-like comedy sketches with moments of ‘workers of the world uniting’ to create a polished, opera accessible and amusing to all,…